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This lovely national landmark, the Pavillon de Musique de Madame Dubarry, was the site of my high school when I was at the American School of Paris, in the 1960s. We were so spoiled!

The Pavillon de Musique, Louveciennes, France, was built for Madame du Barry. The Pavillon de Musique was used for the parties she organized.

The Château de Louveciennes in Louveciennes, in the Yvelines department of France, is composed of the château itself, constructed at the end of the 17th century. It was then expanded and redecorated by Ange-Jacques Gabriel for Madame du Barry in the 18th century, and the music (or reception) pavilion was constructed by Claude Nicolas Ledoux (1770–71). Considered a prototype for neoclassical architecture.The pavilion sits in the middle of a park that was designed in the 19th century.

Music pavilion of Madame Du Barry at Louveciennes. The Château de Louveciennes, built in 1700 by Louis XIV and given to Madame du Barry by Louis XV.

Music pavillion of Madame Du Barry at  Louveciennes

Pierre Brissaud : Elsie de Wolfe's decor for the ballroom of Conde Nast's Park Avenue penthouse. The brilliantly colored Chinese paper was preserved when the apartment was dismantled in the 1940s, and after spending 60 years in storage at Gracie Wallpaper, a section was recently reinstalled in Michael S. Smith's NYC apartment.

Dans la bibliothèque de Madame Du Barry @ChateaudeVersailles, une cage décorée de fleurs de porcelaine de Meissen

Palace of Versailles by cphovers, via Flickr

Marie-Antoinette's Salle de Musique Palais de Versailles, Versailles, Ile de France, France.

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